Top 10 Best Public Schools in Nebraska (2024)

The top ranked public schools in Nebraska are listed below (2024).
A school's overall testing rank is based on a it's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. The average percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Nebraska is 46%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 48%.
The top ranked public schools in Nebraska are Hitchcock Elementary School, Blue Sage Elementary School and Aldrich Elementary School. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public schools are Elkhorn, Bennington and Kearney.

Top Ranked Public Schools in Nebraska (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Hitchcock Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
5809 S 104th St
Omaha, NE 68127
(402) 715-2255
Rank: #22.
Blue Sage Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
3600 S 215th Street
Elkhorn, NE 68022
(402) 289-3577
Rank: #33.
Aldrich Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 82% (Top 1%)
Reading: 89% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
506 N 162 Ave
Omaha, NE 68118
(402) 715-2020
Rank: #44.
Elkhorn South High School
Math: 85% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 85% (Top 1%)
Reading: 83% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
20303 Blue Sage Parkway
Omaha, NE 68130
(402) 289-0616
Rank: #55.
Fire Ridge Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 82% (Top 1%)
Reading: 83% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
19660 Farnam St
Elkhorn, NE 68022
(402) 289-0735
Rank: #66.
West Bay Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 78% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
3220 S 188th Ave
Omaha, NE 68130
(402) 289-9045
Rank: #77.
Pender Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-6
609 Whitney St
Pender, NE 68047
(402) 385-3244
Rank: #88.
Grace Abbott Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 80% (Top 5%)
Reading: 82% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
1313 N 156th
Omaha, NE 68118
(402) 715-2900
Rank: #99.
Spring Ridge Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 77% (Top 5%)
Reading: 84% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
17830 Shadow Ridge Dr
Omaha, NE 68130
(402) 637-0204
Rank: #1010.
Elkhorn Valley View Middle School
Math: 80% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80% (Top 5%)
Reading: 77% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
1313 S 208th St
Elkhorn, NE 68022
(402) 289-0362
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
Leigh High School
Math: 80-89% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 70-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: 7-12
222 W 4th St
Leigh, NE 68643
(402) 487-2228
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
Skyline Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
400 S 210th St
Elkhorn, NE 68022
(402) 289-3433
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
Woodbrook Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
18520 Purple Martin Parkway
Elkhorn, NE 68022
(402) 289-1823
Rank: #1414.
Sagewood Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 78% (Top 5%)
Reading: 78% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
4910 N 177th St
Omaha, NE 68116
(402) 289-9078
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
High School At Johnson
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: 7-12
310 Main St
Johnson, NE 68378
(402) 868-5235
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Wayne High School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
611 W 7th St
Wayne, NE 68787
(402) 375-3150
Rank: #1717.
Upchurch Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80% (Top 5%)
Reading: 76% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
8686 S 165th St
Omaha, NE 68136
(402) 715-7150
Rank: #1818.
Elkhorn Grandview Middle School
Math: 81% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 81% (Top 5%)
Reading: 74% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
17801 Grand Avenue
Omaha, NE 68116
(402) 289-9399
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Lake Maloney Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
848 E Correction Line Rd
North Platte, NE 69101
(308) 532-9392
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Palisades Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 74% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
16820 Chutney Dr
Gretna, NE 68028
(402) 895-2194
Rank: #2121.
Manchester Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 76% (Top 5%)
Reading: 81% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
2750 N Hws Cleveland Blvd
Omaha, NE 68116
(402) 289-2590
Rank: #2222.
Pine Creek Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 77% (Top 5%)
Reading: 74% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
7801 N Hws Cleveland Blvd
Bennington, NE 68007
(402) 238-2372
Rank: #2323.
West Dodge Station Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 72% (Top 10%)
Reading: 82% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
18480 California St
Elkhorn, NE 68022
(402) 289-2773
Rank: #24 - 2624. - 26.
Bennington Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
11620 N 156th St
Bennington, NE 68007
(402) 238-2690
Rank: #24 - 2624. - 26.
Elkhorn High School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
1401 Veterans Dr
Elkhorn, NE 68022
(402) 289-4239
Rank: #24 - 2624. - 26.
North Bend Central Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
420 E 11th St
North Bend, NE 68649
(402) 652-8122
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Kloefkorn Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 72% (Top 10%)
Reading: 77% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
6601 Glass Ridge Drive
Lincoln, NE 68526
(402) 436-1148
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Loveland Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 70-74% (Top 10%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-6
8201 Pacific Street
Omaha, NE 68114
(402) 390-6455
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Elkhorn Ridge Middle School
Math: 76% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 76% (Top 5%)
Reading: 74% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
17880 Marcy St
Omaha, NE 68118
(402) 334-9302
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Newman Grove Elementary School
Math: 70-79% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 70-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 70-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-6
703 Hale Ave
Newman Grove, NE 68758
(402) 447-6051
Rank: #3131.
Adams Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 76% (Top 5%)
Reading: 73% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
7401 Jacobs Creek Drive
Lincoln, NE 68512
(402) 436-1121
Rank: #3232.
Riverside Elementary - Spalding
Math: ≥80% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: ≥80% (Top 5%)
Reading: 60-79% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-5
124 S Ash
Spalding, NE 68665
(308) 497-2431
Rank: #33 - 3733. - 37.
Arbor View Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 70-74% (Top 10%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
5115 N 208th St
Elkhorn, NE 68022
(402) 289-1007
Rank: #33 - 3733. - 37.
Elkhorn North High School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 70-74% (Top 10%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
17800 George Miller Parkway
Omaha, NE 68116
(402) 289-0322
Rank: #33 - 3733. - 37.
Meadowlark Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 70-74% (Top 10%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
1010 E 53rd St
Kearney, NE 68847
(308) 698-8210
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